Penelope House is a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and their children in Mobile, Washington, Choctaw, and Clarke Counties in Alabama. The shelter provides various services such as emergency, legal, counseling, housing, support, children’s services and community services.
Penelope House provides emergency services such as case management, confidential shelter location, crisis intervention services, danger/lethality assessment, domestic violence education, emergency local transportation, emergency shelter, mobile advocacy, safe home network, safety planning, food and clothing.
Penelope House takes care of legal services covering assistance with orders of protection, attorney referral for family court, attorney referral for protection orders, court accompaniment/advocacy, court/legal lay assistance, financial empowerment training, immigration services, in-shelter financial aid and legal resource planning.
Penelope House supports community services including domestic violence workshops and speaker’s bureau.
Penelope House arranges counselling services like counseling for batterers, counseling for friends and family, non-resident counseling, peer support groups, shelter resident counseling and substance abuse counseling.
Penelope House caters housing services that involves alternative housing counseling, permanent family housing, permanent individual housing, relocation services, transitional family housing, transitional individual housing and transportation.
Penelope House offers support services comprising goal planning assistance, Job search/placement, job skills training, onsite medical services, onsite mental health services, parenting skills training, spiritual services, health and wellness programs and resources and referrals.
Penelope House favors children’s services taking in art/music therapy, child abuse services, child care during support groups, child development, educational programs, safety planning for children, school liaison, teen activity program, tutoring services and youth counseling.
Penelope House welcomes women, men, elderly, teens, individuals and families.
Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday, , CLOSED, Sunday, , CLOSED
Penelope House accepts deaf, developmentally disabled, disabled, immigrant, LGBTQ, military, rural and trans women/men.
Penelope House serves Clarke, Choctaw, Mobile and Washington counties.
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